Peter DiLeone was elected into The City Club Hall of Fame on May 18, 1987, reflecting a lifetime of commitment to the City Club and its ideals.
Joining the City Club in 1930, Mr. DiLeone served as president in 1965 and later as president of the Forum Foundation for eight years.
A native of Providence, Rhode Island, his family moved to Cleveland in time for him to graduate from East High School. Later he graduated from Adelbert College of Western Reserve University and its law school.
During World War II, Mr. DiLeone was an attorney for the National Labor Relations Board and served with the Cleveland Ordinance District. Later, he became a hearing officer for the War Labor Board.
Mr. DiLeone was a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators and served on its prestigious Board of Governors. He served on the labor panels of the American Arbitration Association and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.
At the time of his death in September, 1998, at the age of 90, Mr. DiLeone had been a member of the City Club for 68 years.
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